Arts & Entertainment Listings

Apr 4, 2007 at 1:07 am

Please send your information to 640 S. Fourth St., Louisville, Ky. 40202, fax to 895-9779 or e-mail to [email protected]. Deadline is Wednesdays at 3 p.m. Include a daytime phone number. Events published on a space-available basis. Listings marked with the LEO “O” are worth a special look.



Galt House — hosts 2007 Derby Festival Spring Fashion Show, featuring cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, entertainment & fashion, $61 (preferred), $51 (standard), April 5, 5:30-9pm, 140 N. Fourth St., (800) 928-FEST.

Hats for Hope — hosted by KY & Southern Ind. Stroke Association, featuring silent auction on Derby hats, hors d’oeuvres, wine & cheese, $20 (advance), $25 (door), April 5, 6-9:30pm, Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Rd., 499-5757.


Special Events

Molly Malone’s — hosts Bifida Bash to benefit Spina Bifida Association of KY, featuring free appetizers, drink specials, live music & Texas Hold Em’, $5 min. donation, April 5, 5pm, 933 Baxter Ave., 637-7363.

Movie Geek Art Show — hosted by Wild & Woolly Video, presented by The Big Bone, featuring original art, costumes, popcorn & music, come dressed as your favorite movie character, April 7, 7-10pm, 1021 Bardstown Rd.,

Frankfort Ave. Easter Parade — the 15th Annual parade is hosted by the Frankfort Ave. Business Association, April 7, 11:30am, starts at 2822 Frankfort Ave and heads downtown, 419-6159.

Charity Jazz Event — to support Metro Louisville residents living with mental retardation, April 7, $50, 6:30pm-9pm, River Bend Winery, 120 S 10th St, 585-5273. 

Bluegrass Jam Cruise — the International Bluegrass Music Museum partners with Carnival Cruise Lines, May 28-June 2, 1-888-448-4224 or visit

Collaboratory — evening of live music, poetry, graphic arts, collaborative and spontaneous multi-media jams, free, all ages, last Sat./month, 7:30pm, James Lees Presbyterian Church, 1741 Frankfort Ave., 896-0172.


Visual Arts

B. Deemer Gallery — presents “Summer Passage,” paintings by Ellen Glasgow, thru April 4, 2650 Frankfort Ave., 896-6687.

Metro Deli — presents “Now is the Time,” paintings by Richard Francis, curated by Chez Moi Art Gallery, April 4-July 4, reception May 4, 6-9pm, 400 W. Market St., 561-6206

Bernheim Gallery — presents “New Artists of China,” free, April 5-May 11, reception April 5, 5:30pm, Main Library, 301 York St., 574-1845.

Pyro Gallery — presents “Between the Lines, a Look at the Negative,” paintings by Corie Neumayer, April 5-May 5, reception April 6, 5-8pm, 624 W. Main St., 587-0106.

Gallery NuLu — celebrates Trolley Hop, April 6, 6-9pm, with art by local mixed-media artist Bryce Hudson, 632 E. Market St., 561-1162.

Zephyr Gallery — presents exhibition “More 3D” by Patrick Donley & “Hoaxes” by Kenneth Hayden, April 6-May 12, reception April 6, 6-9pm, 610 E. Market St., 585-5646.

Butcher Block Gallery — displaying exhibit titled “Kentucky Eye & Ear Kontrol IV,” featuring 24+ artists in variety of mediums, thru April 6, 931 E. Main St., 544-2043.

Huff Gallery — presents “Senior Art Exhibition,” art by Katie Tyler & Linda Blandford, through April 7, Spalding University, 853 S. Fourth St., 585-7122.

Oldham Co. History Center — presents “Barns of Oldham County,” works collected by Glenn Yost, thru April 15, 106 N. Second Ave., La Grange, Ky., 502-222-0826.

Patio Gallery — presents paintings by Kentucky Watercolor Society, thru April 16, Jewish Community Center, 3600 Dutchmans Ln, 238-2753.

Flame Run — exhibiting 20 artists including Che Rhodes in conjunction to upcoming NCECA w/ show “Ten Years Out – 1996-2006: Ceramic & Glass Alumni, Tyler School of Art,” thru April 20, 828 E. Market St., 584-5353.

Pigment Gallery — presents paintings of Rachel Salansky, thru April 24, Mellwood Arts Center, 1860 Mellwood Ave., 895-3650.

UofL — presents photo exhibit “Silent Witness,” portraits & stories of 14 women who were raped or sexually abused, to highlight awareness of domestic violence, thru April 27, in Ekstrom Library on Belknap Campus, 852-4479.

galerie hertz — presents “Albertus Gorman: New Sculpture from Falls of the Ohio,” thru May 12, 711 S. Third St., 584-3547.

Speed Art Museum — presents “Building Books: The Art of David Macaulay,” $4-$8, thru May 13, 2035 S. Third St., 634-2700.

Gayle Cerlan and Jacque Parsley Gallery — presents “SisterArtists” majolica ceramics by Cerlan and collage/assemblages by Parsley, thru May 30, 620 Baxter Ave., 396-5383.

KY Museum of Art & Craft — presents “Clay National” & “The Best of Kentucky Clay,” thru June 23, 715 W. Main St., 589-0155.

21C Museum — “New Acquisitions and Highlights,” ongoing daily, 700 W. Main St., 217-6300.

Gallery 10 Seventy — presents local artists showing eclectic mix of work, ongoing, Mellwood A&E Center, 891-1565.

Brown Williamson Tower, Middleton Reutlinger firm — photographer/attorney Donald Vish exhibit “Eccentric Views of Louisville,” photos of Louisville landmarks and businesses, top floor, ongoing, 584-1135.

Carnegie Center — “Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage: Men and Women of the Underground Railroad” permanent exhibit now open, 201 E. Spring St., IN, (812) 944-7336.

Call for Artists — MailArt project seeking postcard-sized submissions for theme “Coffee - How Does it Make You Feel?,” results displayed at Day’s Espresso & Coffee Bar in March 2007,

Call for Subjects — local photographer seeks women who lost their mothers as children (age 20 or younger), 891-0434.

Co-op Gallery — opening for one serious artist in 3D or fiber, Gallery 10 Seventy at Mellwood Arts Center, 548-3921.

Louisville Artists — join “Louisville Art Talk” forum on Louisville art-related topics,

Mary Anderson Center — looking for emerging, serious artists to exhibit at Mount St. Francis in Floyds Knobs, two small galleries, (812) 923-8602 or

Full Moon Yoga — free space available for artists to use as gallery during F.A.T. Fridays, 2001 Frankfort Ave., 894-0094.

Pyro Gallery — seeking experienced artists who are interested in dynamic co-operative gallery, 624 W. Main St., 587-0106.

Gallery Hops — first Fridays of every month, 5-9pm. 589-0102.

F.A.T. (Frankfort Ave. Trolley) hops - final Friday of every month, 6-9pm. 314-5897.

Access to the Arts Inc.— an arts and disability advocacy organization, making arts accessible to people with disabilities,

Jewish Community Center — offers art classes, 459-0660.

Bernheim - offers watercolor painting classes for adults and children, 955-8512 x 251.

Flame Run Gallery — offers classes and tours, tour hot-glass and cold-glass studios, 10am-4pm, free, 828 Market St, 584-5353.

Glassworks — offers classes, 992-3016.


Performing Arts

IU Southeast — Theatre Dept. presents “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten,” $5-$8, April 5-7, 8pm, Ogle Center, 4201 Grant Line Rd. in New Albany, 361-3100.

Le Petomane Theatre — presents “Siddown,” $8-$20, April 6-7, 7:30pm, Rudyard Kipling, 422 W. Oak St., 636-1311.




Cultivate Beauty Film Festival — call for film entries on cultivating beauty, to be shown on April 28, deadline April 14, The 930 Art Center, 930 Mary St.,

Scholarship Opportunity — offered by Business & Professional Women of New Albany for resident students in Floyd, Clark & Harrison counties in two-year technical or associate program, four year degree or graduate program, in good academic standing, full-time undergraduates & half-time graduate students, deadline April 15, (812) 246-9573.

DeerPark Neighborhood — sponsoring competition to design & build metal bike rack to honor recipient Gil Norris of annual Neighborhood Appreciation Award, should hold at least six bikes, $1,000 to winner, submissions due April 15, 459-8708.

Actors Theatre — calling for art proposals for its April event called “The Late Night Seating,” April 27, 10:30pm, aims to create place to showcase artists & ignite conversation, 316 W. Main St.,

Women Who Write — accepting entries for 11th annual Poetry & Short Prose Contest, deadline April 30, cash prizes, 451-7941 or

Hopscotch House — accepting applications for Summer Residency Program titled “A Room of One’s Own,” max. of 15 artists will be selected in one week residency on July 9-15 or July 23-29, or two week residency on July 23-Aug. 5, deadline April 30, 228-4875,

Louisville Jazz Society — offering two tuition scholarships for Jamey Aebersold Summer Jazz Workshops held at UofL July 1-6 & 8-12, deadline May 25, former winners ineligible, 741-7272 or

Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Missionary — auditions seeking actors interested in summer missionaries in Eastern Europe focused on drama and English as a second language, 939-1284.

Mellwood Arts Center — looking for street performers/acoustical music acts to perform throughout complex, 895-3650.

Pigment Gallery — call for artists submit artwork for solo or group exhibits for 2007, open to Mellwood Arts tenants & non-tenants, [email protected].

IU Southeast — needs instrumentalists and singers to join ensembles, (812) 941-2655 or

Louisville Chorus — auditions on-going for qualified singers, all sections, 968-6300.



Filson Roundtable Book Discussion — on Fergus Bordewich’s “Bound for Canaan: Epic Story of the Underground Railroad,” free, April 11, 3:30pm, 1310 S. Third St., 635-5083.

Women Who Write — welcomes women writers, meets first Thu. of month, Highland-Shelby Park Library, Mid-City Mall, 6:30-8:30pm, 451-7941 or

Creative fiction writing group — Wed., 7-9pm, Old Louisville Coffee House, Fourth and Hill sts., 451-5737.

Wilderness Road Writers’ Group — meets third Mon., 6:30-8:30pm, Okolona Library (Preston Hwy.), all writers welcome, 966-2327.

The Vault — new sci-fi writer’s group, 7pm first Wed., Starbucks, 101 N. Hurstbourne Ln., bring a short story or novel chapter,

Mystery Book Discussion Group — meets the second Wed. of the month, New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, IN, 949-3523.

Science Fiction/Fantasy Readers Group — meets 7pm, fourth Mon. of the month, Barnes and Noble, 801 S. Hurstbourne,



UofL School of Music — presents Electronic Musical Concert, April 4; University Jazz Combos, April 5; both concerts at 8pm, Bird Hall, 852-4137.

Louisville Orchestra — & Crescent Hill Baptist Church present “The Seven Last Words of Christ,” featuring soloists Christina Bouras, Steven Paul Spears & Dr. Edward Smith Lyon, April 6, 7pm, 2800 Frankfort Ave., 893-6149.

Show Up and Go Up — Open Stage Thursdays, hosted by Heidi Howe, open to local musicians, free, 8pm, Losers Bar at O’Malley’s Corner, 117 W. Jefferson St., 415-3643.

Music fellowship — at Mary Anderson Center, includes a stipend, or (812) 923-8602.

MERF — Musicians Emergency Resource Foundation needs volunteers, 244-4790.